TV Critic

Matthew Gilbert

Matthew Gilbert is the TV critic at the Boston Globe. Before that, he covered books and movies for the Globe, as well as celebrity and author interviews. He has written for Slate and Esquire.com and was the managing editor of the Boston Review. His book “Off the Leash: A Year at the Dog Park” was published by St. Martin’s Press in 2014.

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TV Critic’s Corner

Lots more Ken Burns, just a few clicks away

By , Globe Staff

The documentary filmmaker has launched a website called UNUM that supplements his film work with videos, books, podcast excerpts, and tweets.

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Holiday TV picks

By , Globe Staff

Matthew Gilbert’s picks for holiday specials.

TV Critic’s Corner

‘Crimetown’ podcast inspires an FX series

By , Globe Staff

The story of organized crime and municipal corruption in Providence will be shaped into a scripted TV drama.

A ‘Difficult’ farewell for TV’s snarkiest duo

By , Globe Staff

After three seasons, Hulu has canceled “Difficult People,” one of the best New York sitcoms of the decade.